IT Futures

University of Edinburgh

Conference 2017

The University’s IT Futures conference returns this year with a title of “IT Futures – Scaling and Transforming Education”. 

It will take place all day on Wednesday, 13th December 2017, in G07 Informatics Forum.

Tweet the conference using hashtag: #itfutures

DRAFT Programme. This program is a work in progress. We will update it as the planning committee confirm speakers and respondents.

All speakers are University of Edinburgh colleagues unless otherwise stated.

 08.30 – 09.15  Registration, with coffee
 09:15 – 09.30  Welcome
 09:30 – 10.00  Opening Address : To be confirmed
 10.00 – 11.00  Morning Keynote – External

Mr Stefan Hyttfors: http://www.hyttfors.com/

 with Invited Respondent

Dr Jen Ross

 11.00 – 11.30  Coffee break
 11.30 – 12.00

 Scaling an online Masters: approaches and challenges to growth  on the MSc Clinical Education

 Drs Gill Aitken, Tim Fawns, Derek Jones

 12.00 – 12.45 Replay Highlights: Lessons from lecture recording at scale

Ms Anne-Marie Scott

 12.45 – 13.30  Lunch break
 13.30 – 14.30  Afternoon Keynote: Educating against psychic numbing

Prof Sian Bayne

 with Invited Respondent

Dr Kate Orton-Johnson

 14:30 – 15.00  The student perspective on digital education

Bobi Archer

 15.00 – 15.30  A proposed future Digital Education Ecosystem for the  University of Edinburgh

Mr Gavin McLachlan

 15.30 – 16.00  Closing Address

Prof Charlie Jeffery

 16.00 – 17.00  Please join us for Mince Pies and Mulled Wine